CLASSIC: Davey Hamilton Blisters Thursday Morning Test at Oswego Speedway

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OSWEGO, NY — official release — Photo By Donovan and Associates — In Thursday’s early morning hours, 1997 International Classic champion Davey Hamilton blistered Budweiser Classic Week testing with the new Nicotra Racing No. 6 Hawk Supermodified.

Hamilton laid down the fastest lap of the week thus far with a circuit of 16.352 at 137 mph in the brand new Nicotra roadster, making Hamilton an immediate threat for the International Classic pole position during tomorrow night’s ‘Fast 14’ pole day Supermodified time trials that will go green at 6:30 p.m.

Hamilton has not contended at the Speedway since opening night, but is poised and primed to contend in the latest Hawk creation this weekend.

Scheduled to test in the Thursday afternoon session as well, the Nicotra team opted to scratch the test and return on ‘Fast Friday.’

Brian Sweeney returned for Thursday’s early morning session with a fast lap of
17.008.

Joining Sweeney and Hamilton was the Bobby Haynes No. 44.  Haynes was not sporting an AMB transponder, but was hand timed at 17.0.

Bryan Haynes also returned this morning with the No. 86 SBS turning his fastest lap of the week at 19.307.

Individual seating is available for all three days of Budweiser International Classic Weekend, with three day ticket packages also available.

Three day general admission seating is $105, with three day reserved seating set at $115, and three day pit passes for $125.

Kids 5 and under are free throughout all of Budweiser International Classic Weekend with three day child admission for kids 6-16 available for only $35.

Budweiser International Classic Weekend will kick-off on Friday, August 29 with Corr/Pak Merchandising ‘Fast Friday’ featuring Budweiser International Classic ‘Fast 14’ Novelis Supermodified time trials, Bud Light SBS Classic ‘Super 6’ Pathfinder Bank Small Block Super time trials, and the RoC Modified 100.

A full day of practice begins on Friday at 11:30 a.m. with Small Block Super ‘Super 6’ time trials hitting the Speedway at 6 p.m. followed immediately by Supermodified ‘Fast 14’ time trials at 6:30 p.m.

Classic Weekend’s Bud Light ‘Super Saturday’ will feature the final round of the ‘Steel Palace’ ISMA Super Series with the Bud Light ISMA Super Nationals, as well as the Bud Light SBS Classic 75, and the ATQMRA TQ Midget Classic.

Grandstands open at 3 p.m. on Saturday with qualifying getting underway at 5 p.m.

Budweiser International ‘Classic Sunday’ will see grandstand gates open at 9:30 a.m. and second round Supermodified time trials take to the Speedway at noon.

The 58th annual Budweiser International Classic 200 is expected to take the green flag at 3 p.m.

To purchase tickets for Budweiser International Classic Weekend and the 58th annual Budweiser International Classic 200, call the Speedway’s box office today at (315) 342-0646.

The Speedway’s box office will be open 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. each week day leading up to Classic Weekend for ticket sales.

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